“A LARGE amount” of drugs has been found after police stopped a car in Longniddry.

Officers were carrying out proactive work as part of drugs crackdown Operation Juneau when they stopped the vehicle on Tuesday.

The driver and passenger were found with a large amount of drugs and £700 in cash.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “The items were seized and the driver was arrested after he failed the roadside drug test.

“Both will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for road traffic and drug-related offences.

“Operation Juneau is a multi-agency operation to reduce the harm in our communities caused by substance misuse.

“We will continue this operation and our relentless efforts to make East Lothian a safe place to live, work and visit.”